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Fields of Study of the Immigrant Population

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For the persons aged 15 and older with a tertiary education, the field of study was recorded by place of birth, gender and educational level. Fields of education have been aggregated in the following categories: i) education, health and welfare; ii) humanities, arts, social sciences, business and law; iii) science, engineering, manufacturing, construction and agriculture; and iv) general programmes and services. For 15 OECD countries, the distribution by field of study among tertiary‐educated persons is presented by birth status or main countries of origin.

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: 2008-02-01

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